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Tower Knives Osaka

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Japanese steel, no more to be said !

Tower knives is a great place to visit to purchase a chefs knife. They are very attentive and will... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
Great selection of Japanese steel for affordable prices

Tower knives have a broad selection of knives, we ended up with high carbon steel knives after... read more

Reviewed January 12, 2019
Copenhagen, Denmark
via mobile
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Tower Knives Osaka is a unique knife gallery / knife shop, located near Tsutenkaku Tower in Shinsekai, Osaka. We proudly carry a large range of selected knives crafted in Sakai, Osaka, and also from other Japanese regions. Come by to just view and...More
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1 Chome-4-7 Ebisuhigashi | Tsutenkaku Tower, Naniwa Ward, Osaka 556-0002, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-4301-7860
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Tower knives is a great place to visit to purchase a chefs knife. They are very attentive and will walk you through the process from choosing to testing through to sharpening. The knife I chose was hand made and the creator was on actually available...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank jimby222
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

Tower knives have a broad selection of knives, we ended up with high carbon steel knives after conducting several cutting tests. The staff was friendly and helpful in the process.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank williamgan7913
Reviewed October 12, 2018

A friend had recommended that I visit Tower Knives, and I am so glad I did - it turned out to be a real highlight of my visit to Osaka. The staff were extremely welcoming and knowledgeable about the different kinds of knives, and were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Emellejay
Reviewed October 4, 2018

We were traveling through Japan on our honeymoon and knew we wanted a meaningful souvenir for our trip. We saw knives sold at the markets in Tokyo and Osaka but couldn't tell if they were high quality. We found Tower Knives on our last day...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

We were so grateful to receive such patient and informed assistance. We were fortunate to be introduced to the artist who crafted the knife we purchased.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Lorne_Alexandra
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

They were well prepared to understand what we were looking for by asking the right questions and checking our chopping skill to recommend us the right value for our budget. The team attended to us even though we arrived just 5 mins before closing time...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Michatravelling
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Friendly and totally interesting. We just happened to come across this amazing place, and decided to walk in. They make knives and were very friendly, explaining how they are made. We tried one of the knives, which cut through a carrot like butter. You can...More

Date of experience: December 2017
4  Thank H4963DPjanes
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Went here just to by a quality knife and found a beautiful Osaka made knife, and for an extra 500 yen had my name hand engraved with my name in Japanese. The owner of the store displayed an awesome knowledge of knives and helped me...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank mickn695
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

The staff there will gladly spend time with you to pick out a knife. They can speak English and spend time to show you the differences with the knives and do some demonstrations. They will cut a carrot with a dull knife and then with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Will N
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Very good experience and professionalism.thank you. I buy from internet and I don't have any problems.

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank NickoLinoric
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Jakkusu K
December 29, 2018|
Response from Tower Knives 包 | Property representative |
Hello Jakkusu K, Thank you for the visit and purchase. Yes, we do ship abroad, but some countries will charge you import tax on your purchase. Please send us an email with a bit of information on what type of knife you are... More
February 26, 2018|
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Response from Tower Knives 包 | Property representative |
Tower Knives Osaka can arrange shipping if you do not have checked luggage, but beware that Canadian customs will tax you if you ship your purchase instead of carrying it.